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Shirley MacLaine

 
Date Of Birth:
April 24, 1934 (88)
Birth Place:
Richmond, VA, USA
Bio:
Shirley MacLaine made her professional debut dancing in a Broadway revival of Oklahoma! in the 1950s. Alfred Hitchcock's The Trouble with Harry, marked her film debut, earning her a Golden Globe Award for "New Star of the Year - Actress" in 1955. MacLaine then starred in Some Came Running (1958), ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: April 24, 1934 (88)

Birth Place: Richmond, VA, USA

Bio:
Shirley MacLaine made her professional debut dancing in a Broadway revival of Oklahoma! in the 1950s. Alfred Hitchcock's The Trouble with Harry, marked her film debut, earning her a Golden Globe Award for "New Star of the Year - Actress" in 1955. MacLaine then starred in Some Came Running (1958), ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1984
Performer
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1976
Performer
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1976
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Dancer
Gladys (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1953
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble

Shirley MacLaine Movies

The Trouble with Harry
 
[1955]
Jennifer Rogers
Artists and Models
 
[1955]
Bessie Sparrowbrush
Around the World in 80 Days
 
[1956]
Princess Aouda
The Matchmaker
 
[1958]
Irene Molloy
Hot Spell
 
[1958]
Virginia Duval
Some Came Running
 
[1958]
Ginnie Moorehead
The Sheepman
 
[1958]
Dell Payton
Career
 
[1959]
Sharon Kensington
Ask Any Girl
 
[1959]
Meg Wheeler
Can-Can
 
[1960]
Simone Pistache
The Apartment
 
[1960]
Fran Kubelik
Two Loves
 
[1961]
Anna Vorontosov
All in a Night's Work
 
[1961]
Katie Robbins
The Children's Hour
 
[1961]
Martha Dobie
My Geisha
 
[1962]
Lucy Dell, Yoko Mori
Two for the Seesaw
 
[1962]
Gittel Mosca
Irma la Douce
 
[1963]
Irma La Douce
The Yellow Rolls-Royce
 
[1964]
Mae Jenkins
What a Way to Go!
 
[1964]
Louisa May Foster
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!
 
[1965]
Jenny Ericson
Gambit
 
[1966]
Nicole
Woman Times Seven
 
[1967]
Paulette, Maria Teresa, Linda
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom
 
[1968]
Harriet Blossom
Sweet Charity
 
[1969]
Charity
Two Mules for Sister Sara
 
[1970]
Sara
Desperate Characters
 
[1971]
Sophie Bentwood
The Possession of Joel Delaney
 
[1972]
Norah Benson
The Turning Point
 
[1977]
Deedee
Being There
 
[1979]
Eve Rand
Loving Couples
 
[1980]
Evelyn
A Change of Seasons
 
[1980]
Karyn Evans
Terms of Endearment
 
[1983]
Aurora Greenway
Cannonball Run II
 
[1984]
Veronica
Madame Sousatzka
 
[1988]
Madame Sousatzka
Steel Magnolias
 
[1989]
Ouiser Boudreaux
Postcards from the Edge
 
[1990]
Doris Mann
Waiting for the Light
 
[1990]
Aunt Zena
Defending Your Life
 
[1991]
Shirley MacLaine
Used People
 
[1992]
Pearl Berman
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway
 
[1993]
Helen Cooney
Guarding Tess
 
[1994]
Tess Carlisle
Mrs. Winterbourne
 
[1996]
Grace Winterbourne
The Evening Star
 
[1996]
Aurora Greenway
Bruno
 
[2000]
Helen
Carolina
 
[2003]
Grandma Mirabeau
Rumor Has It...
 
[2005]
Katharine Richelieu
Bewitched
 
[2005]
Iris Smythson, Endora
In Her Shoes
 
[2005]
Ella Hirsh
Closing the Ring
 
[2007]
Ethel Ann
Valentine's Day
 
[2010]
Estelle
Bernie
 
[2011]
Marjorie Nugent
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
 
[2013]
Edna Mitty
Elsa & Fred
 
[2014]
Elsa
Wild Oats
 
[2016]
Eva
The Last Word
 
[2017]
Harriet
The Little Mermaid
 
[2018]
Grandmother, Elle
Noelle
 
[2019]
Elf Polly
American Dreamer
 
[2022]
Astrid Fanelli

Shirley MacLaine TV Shows

Downton Abbey
 
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Martha Levinson
Shirley's World
 
[]
Shirley Logan

Shirley MacLaine Biography

Shirley MacLaine made her professional debut dancing in a Broadway revival of Oklahoma! in the 1950s. Alfred Hitchcock's The Trouble with Harry, marked her film debut, earning her a Golden Globe Award for "New Star of the Year - Actress" in 1955. MacLaine then starred in Some Came Running (1958), which led to her first Academy award nomination and an additional Golden Globe nomination. Her career continued to flourish with Oscar nominations for her work in The Children's Hour, The Apartment and Irma La Douce. In 1975, MacLaine received her fourth Oscar nomination, this time for Best Documentary as a producer and star of The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir. Two years later, she was nominated for her starring role in The Turning Point. In 1983, MacLaine won an Academy Award for her landmark performance in Terms of Endearment. She continued to receive recognition for her work and won a Golden Globe Award for her performance in Madame Sousatzka. MacLaine was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Golden Globe Award for Lifetime Achievement in 1998.

Shirley MacLaine Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Shirley MacLaine, On Broadway

Shirley MacLaine News

Meryl Streep Joins ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING Season Three Photo Meryl Streep Joins ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING Season Three
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2023

Selena Gomez has shared a new TikTok from the set of Only Murders In the Building, revealing that Meryl Streep has joined the cast of the upcoming season. The new video features Gomez with her co-stars Steve Martin and Martin Short, plus Paul Rudd, Andrea Martin, and Streep. They will be joined by Jesse Williams.

New Memoir From Legendary Producer Julian Schlossberg, TRY NOT TO HOLD IT AGAINST ME, Photo New Memoir From Legendary Producer Julian Schlossberg, TRY NOT TO HOLD IT AGAINST ME, Will Be Released This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2023

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčTry Not to Hold It Against Me: A Producer's Life is the new memoir from legendary stage and screen producer Julian Schlossberg. Published by Beaufort Books, Try Not to Hold It Against Me will be released January 31, 2023.

Review: ISABELLE GEORGE at Bal Blomet and La Nouvelle Eve Photo Review: ISABELLE GEORGE at Bal Blomet and La Nouvelle Eve
by Patrick Honoré - Jan 12, 2023

Isabelle Georges' Broadway concert at the Bal Blomet and Oh là là ! at La Nouvelle Eve

Video: The Best Broadway Performances from the Kennedy Center Honors Photo Video: The Best Broadway Performances from the Kennedy Center Honors
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 27, 2022

The 45th Annual Kennedy Center Honors are coming up and we are celebrating the special occasion with some of our favorite videos of past Broadway performances. Check out the full list!

Review: PROMISES, PROMISES at Lonny Chapman Theatre Photo Review: PROMISES, PROMISES at Lonny Chapman Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Dec 12, 2022

What did our critic think of PROMISES, PROMISES at Lonny Chapman Theatre? Excellent leads and good singing highlight this attractive show.

Jamie Lee Curtis to Receive the Career Achievement Honor at AARP's 21st Annual MFG Aw Photo Jamie Lee Curtis to Receive the Career Achievement Honor at AARP's 21st Annual MFG Awards
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2022

AARP The Magazine announced that Jamie Lee Curtis will receive the 2022 Movies for Grownups¬ģ Career Achievement Award. Curtis ‚ÄĒ a critically acclaimed actress across film and television; a recipient of two Golden Globe¬ģ Awards, a British Academy Film Award, a People‚Äôs Choice Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo to Return to The Joyce Theater This Holiday Sea Photo Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo to Return to The Joyce Theater This Holiday Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation will welcome the return of the worldwide dance and comedy phenomenon Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo for two uproarious programs of unparalleled classical ballet mastery.

Ryan Murphy Teases a Possible GLEE Broadway Musical Photo Ryan Murphy Teases a Possible GLEE Broadway Musical
by Michael Major - Nov 8, 2022

During the second half of his interview on the 'And That's What You REALLY Missed' podcast, Murphy stated that since there has 'been enough time' since the series ended, he is now pondering his next step with the brand. Possible options he included were a Broadway musical adaptation or a reboot.

Ryan Murphy Reveals That Mr. Schuester Was Originally a Crystal Meth Addict on GLEE Photo Ryan Murphy Reveals That Mr. Schuester Was Originally a Crystal Meth Addict on GLEE
by Michael Major - Oct 31, 2022

Glee creator Ryan Murphy was the guest on the first episode of the 'And That's You REALLY Missed' podcast, which deep dives into a behind-the-scenes look at the hit musical series. Murphy reveals that the character of Mr. Schue, played by Matthew Morrison, was originally written for Justin Timberlake and had a meth addiction.

Jesse Williams Joins ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING Season Three Photo Jesse Williams Joins ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING Season Three
by Michael Major - Oct 25, 2022

Jesse Williams has joined the cast of Only Murders in the Building season three. Williams will be playing a documentarian who has a particular interest in the case that the show's stars, played by Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez, are solving. Williams will join Paul Rudd in the new season. Rudd will play Broadway star Ben Glenroy.

Shirley MacLaine Videos

VIDEO: Hulu Debuts ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING Season Two Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Hulu Debuts ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING Season Two Trailer

by Michael Major - Jun 14, 2022

Hulu has debuted the trailer for the second season of Only Murders in the Building. The new season will see the return of stars Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez. Season two is also slated to featuren Shirley MacLaine, Amy Schumer, Nathan Lane, Jackie Hoffman, and Da'Vine Joy Randolph.

VIDEO: Naomi Watts Announces TERMS OF ENDEARMENT for AFI Movie Club Videoplay
VIDEO: Naomi Watts Announces TERMS OF ENDEARMENT for AFI Movie Club

by Stage Tube - May 10, 2020

Naomi Watts announced today's AFI Movie Club selection: TERMS OF ENDEARMENT. AFI Life Achievement Award recipients Shirley MacLaine (2012) and Jack Nicholson (1994) came together to help bring you to tears in TERMS OF ENDEARMENT. The film's director, James L. Brooks, is the Artistic Director of the AFI Conservatory.  

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for NOELLE Starring Anna Kendrick, Bill Hader Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for NOELLE Starring Anna Kendrick, Bill Hader

by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2019

The trailer has been released for a new Christmas movie starring Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader. Watch below!

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: SWEET CHARITY Videoplay
Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: SWEET CHARITY

by Ben Rimalower - Apr 12, 2019

Like the rest of you, I've spent this week obsessing over 'Fosse Verdon' on FX and especially Gwen Verdon, played brilliantly on the series by Michelle Williams, in a performance that makes you want to reinvestigate what made Gwen so great. Sweet Charity is the perfect place to start. Gwen became a star and won her first Tony in a featured role in Can Can and she gained worldwide acclaim (and number 2 in a total of four Tonys) as Lola in Damn Yankees on stage and screen and of course there were many other shows and movies and TV appearances, but Sweet Charity was the show Bob Fosse (and Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields and Neil Simon) created just for her. She may have lost the Tony to Angela Lansbury in Mame, but Gwen got that iconic poster and all those songs.

VIDEO: HBO Has Released the Trailer for BRESLIN AND HAMILL: DEADLINE ARTISTS Videoplay
VIDEO: HBO Has Released the Trailer for BRESLIN AND HAMILL: DEADLINE ARTISTS

by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2019

HBO has released the trailer for BRESLIN AND HAMILL: DEADLINE ARTISTS, which premieres on Monday, January 28 at 8pm ET/PT.

VIDEO: See Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell in the First FOSSE/VERDON Teaser Videoplay
VIDEO: See Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell in the First FOSSE/VERDON Teaser

by Stage Tube - Jan 6, 2019

FX has released the first teaser of its upcoming limited series, 'Fosse/Verdon,' starring Sam Rockwell as Bob Fosse and Michelle Williams as Gwen Verdon.

VIDEO: First Look at SWEET CHARITY at Marriott Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at SWEET CHARITY at Marriott Theatre

by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018

From the high-spirited bustling and gritty streets of 1960s New York City comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, SWEET CHARITY, continuing Marriott Theatre's sensational 2018 season, running September 5 through October 28 with a press opening on Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.

VIDEO: On This Day, July 14- Remembering Arthur Laurents Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, July 14- Remembering Arthur Laurents

by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2018

Arthur Laurents¬†was best known for his work as librettist on Gypsy and West Side Story, but was also well known as a playwright, having won a Tony Award¬ģ for Hallelujah, Baby! in 1968. Later as a director, he was Tony-nominated for Gypsy in 1975 (and the 2008 revival) as well as the original 1984 La Cage Aux Folles.

VIDEO: Chita Rivera Accepts her Lifetime Achievement Tony Award Saying 'Theatre is Li Videoplay
VIDEO: Chita Rivera Accepts her Lifetime Achievement Tony Award Saying 'Theatre is Life'

by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2018

saasdasdThe iconic Chita Rivera's career is practically unparalleled in the history of the American theatre, and on Sunday, she was honored with a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement. In accepting her award, she said, 'I wouldn't trade my life in the theatre for anything, because theatre is life.' The legendary triple-threat closed her speech saying, 'There's still a lot of salt left in this shaker.'

VIDEO: On This Day, January 29- SWEET CHARITY Dreams Her Dream on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, January 29- SWEET CHARITY Dreams Her Dream on Broadway

by A.A. Cristi - Jan 29, 2018

Today we remember the groundbreaking original production of Bob Fosse's Sweet Charity, which opened on Broadway on this day in 1966.


Shirley MacLaine Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Shirley MacLaine been in?
Shirley MacLaine has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Shirley MacLaine been in?
Shirley MacLaine has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Shirley MacLaine been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for On Broadway .